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Maurice Bootten

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  • Title
  • Forenames
    Maurice AWMM
  • Surname
    Bootten AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    004354 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
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  • War
  • Campaign
    • Pacific AWMM
    • Solomon Islands Campaign AWMM
    • Treasury Island AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    004354 AWMM
  • Military service
    New Zealand Scottish Regiment, 2 Battalion, D Support Company AWMM
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  • Aged 19 years 1 month at enlistment with the territorial unit New Zealand Scottish Regiment, 2 Battalion, D Support Company

    Embarked 21 December 1942, sailed 24-28 December

    Transferred to 8 Brigade Headquarters, Provost Platoon, a unit of 5 Provost Company on 6 July 1943)

    24-28 December 1942. The Fourth Section of Kiwi Force embarked in West Point at Wellington (on 24 December) and Auckland (on the 27th and 28th December), a total of 438 officers and 6039 other ranks of 2NZEF for New Caledonia. This draft reached Noumea on 31 December 1942. From "CHRONOLOGY New Zealand in the War 1939-1946' compiled by R Kay, 1968. Cenotaph record initially prepared with the serviceman in 1999 AWMM
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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 9: WW2 41 AWMM
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